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Tribal education bills HB 148 and HB 198 have crossed over to the Senate

Feb 26, 2023

The Tribal Remedy Framework’s early childhood education bill, HB 148, successfully crossed over to the Senate after securing a unanimous vote in the House. On Monday morning, Feb. 27, at 9 am, HB 148 will be heard in the Senate Education Committee, Room 311. This bill advances tribal self-determination in early childhood education and ensures that children can learn in their own Native languages. Please join us to show your support for HB 148.

HB 198, Career Technical Funds for BIE Schools, also unanimously passed the House. On Tuesday morning, Feb. 28, at 9 am, the Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hear HB 198 in Room 303. HB 198 ensures that students attending Bureau of Indian Education schools have equal access to high-quality career technical education programs.